Policies by greens, adopted by supine governments, have resulted in rising costs, increased taxes, political instability, energy poverty, decreased longevity and environmental degradation and they don’t achieve their ideological aims. Wind, solar and biomass energy emit more carbon dioxide than they save and reduction of carbon dioxide emissions does nothing to change climate and only empties the pocket.
No stainless steel teaspoon could be made using green “alternative energy”.
This book argues that unless the greens live sustainably in caves in the forest and use no trappings of the modern world, then they should be regarded as hypocrites and treated with the disdain they deserve.
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
H. L. Mencken
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In this accessible and beautifully produced full colour book, The Age’s brilliant political cartoonist John Spooner and leading environmental scientist Professor Bob Carter combine with colleagues to answer a series of critical and highly controversial questions about the politics and science of climate change.
Edited by E. B. Joyce and D. A. McCann
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Are pupils, parents and the public being fed political propaganda on climate change?
Now is your chance to find out. Professor Plimer gives 101 simple questions with answers for you to ask teachers, activists, journalists and politicians.
The rent-seeking alarmists of the climate industry fiddle the temperature record and withhold raw data, computer codes and information from scrutiny. Government propagandists bombard us with misinformation. Computer predictions of a scary future don’t agree with measurements. In the past natural climate changes have been larger and more rapid than the worst case predictions – yet humans and other species adapted. Is human-induced global warming the biggest financial and scientific scam in history? If it is, we will all pay dearly.
Spare a thought for Andi Flower who, very sadly, is no longer with us.
Teacher Earth Science Education Programme (TESEP) is seeking partners to help fund this initiative to encourage more secondary school students to consider careers in earth sciences.
TESEP has received many new partners including the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and the Geological Society of Australia (GSA), university groups from Macquarie, Sydney and Melbourne and companies such as Woodside, Beach Petroleum and GeoDynamics. In addition TESEP has partnered with the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA). ASTA has agreed to administer the business operations of TESEP and provide all necessary logistical support in running the TESEP workshops and other activities.
TESEP has developed a national plan to run teacher professional development workshops on key areas of topical interest and curriculum relevance between 2008 and 2010 and may be in a position to commence operations mid year. However, to ensure we can commence in 2008 we need further partners to come on board. Only a few more partners and we will be assured of commencing this year but if we get many more we can be not only certain of starting but confident of really making a big impact as we go forward into 2009 and 2010.
Be very afraid, be very guilty, don’t argue, all truth resides with THE CLIMATE COMMISSION They’re by, for and from the Government, all the data is from Government agencies, all the predictions derive from Government agency computer models and they’re here to help and save us —- from ourselves….. Read it, review the source data and see for yourself.
Then read James Delingpole’s excellent recent UK-published work “Watermelons: How the Environmentalists are Killing the Planet, Destroying the Economy and Stealing Your Children’s Future”. It’s also available in the US, and in Australia as “Killing the Earth to Save It”. His website is www.jamesdelingpole.com
But, notwithstanding the sceptics’ courageous efforts, the crap continues….
CLEAN ENERGY REGULATOR which contains Liable Entities – the ‘Big Polluters’…. with Liable Entities Public Information Database (LEPID) Update from Joe Aston’s Rear Window, AFR, Tuesday 16th October 2012 following Senate Estimates quizzing:
New Canberra headquarters, for Greg Combet’s crew at the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, designed by an architect known as Nishi with the internal fit-out budgeted at $20.5 million.The headquarters will have a stainless steel wine cabinet in the executive dining room facility, $200,000 was budgeted for whitegoods including $20,175 for Nespresso coffee machines in eight staff kitchens…..so the workers (presumably members of working families) won’t have to leave the building……
for those of you who need to know just how CO2 performs….Kim’s Words of Wisdom….. “Climate change never stops – it’s changing all the time and, while we don’t have a choice, I’ll take warming over cooling any day. Ice sheets are a bugger to grow stuff in……”
“Nature abhors a vacuum. On this very dynamic, life-infested planet, any organism that can will exploit any abundance of any element, molecule or compound that’s available for it to consume, to build with or on until balance is restored. Keep calm, do your homework using genuine science and try and get out more.”
Subversive, but entertaining stuff from the Anthropogenic Climate Change Sceptics (Militant Wing) Hmmm….. “Where disbelief in the possibility of an earthquake, a tornado, or a flood is strong, the resultant damages from the event are likely to be greater than where awareness of the danger leads to effective precautionary action” Burton I. and Kates R., 1964, “The Perception of Natural Hazards in Resource Management”, Natural Resources Journal, vol.3, pp. 412-441.
by Kathryn Evans BA (University of Tasmania), MA Public History (Monash University) A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the School of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania (January 2012).
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Structural Logging of Drill Core
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Other Busang Memories from Terry Leach Alteration and Mineralisation in the Busang Gold Prospect, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Alteration and Mineralisation in Drillcore from the Busang Prospect, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
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